• Queen’s University Told To Hand Over Tree Ring Data

    • Date: 16/04/10

    The UK’s information watchdog has told a university it has to release the tree ring data at the centre of a long running freedom of information fight. Douglas Keenan, an independent researcher, has been attempting to get Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) to give him data including the width of rings and the location of trees […]

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  • Police Quiz Climate Change Sceptics

    • Date: 15/04/10

    Police investigating the alleged theft of e-mails behind the recent “Climategate” uproar have been telephoning climate change sceptics to question them about their political and scientific beliefs. The Norfolk Constabulary was called in by the University of East Anglia after thousands of its climate scientists’ confidential e-mails were published online last November. The documents appeared […]

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  • ‘Hockey Stick’ Graph Was Exaggerated

    • Date: 14/04/10

    The ‘hockey stick’ that became emblematic of the threat posed by climate change exaggerated the rise in temperature because it was created using ‘inappropriate’ methods, according to the head of the Royal Statistical Society. Professor David Hand said that the research – led by US scientist Michael Mann – would have shown less dramatic results […]

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  • Climate-Change Policies Threatening British Jobs

    • Date: 11/04/10

    A new report from the independent think tank Civitas reveals that the increased costs of energy arising from the Government’s ‘green’ energy policies are set to increase significantly. In British Energy Policy And The Threat To Manufacturing Industry, Ruth Lea and Jeremy Nicholson examine the impact of Government policy on energy prices. They argue that […]

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  • Carl Mortished: We’re On A Green Road To Hell

    • Date: 10/04/10

    Don’t give way to petrol pump rage this weekend. If you don’t like paying 120p for a litre of road fuel, get used to it. Get used to 130p per litre. It is now policy that you should be gouged. It is not just government policy but universal public policy. Everyone (meaning everyone who matters, […]

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  • New Carbon Rules Raise Home Costs

    • Date: 06/04/10

    Home buyers face having to pay up to £8,000 more per new property under green targets imposed by the Scottish Government, the construction industry has warned. Regulations unveiled yesterday will massively increase building costs as housing developers struggle to reduce carbon emissions, according to the UK industry body, the Home Builders Federation. Homes for Scotland, […]

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  • Is Gordon Brown Proposing To Print Climate Money?

    • Date: 05/04/10

    ADDIS ABABA, April 5 — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi says the high level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing has identified various financial sources to help developing countries combat climate change and set directives for further activities. Meles and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown co-chaired the first meeting of the group held in London last […]

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  • Will Green Britain Betray Developing World?

    • Date: 05/04/10

    The Government is considering blocking an aid project to provide reliable coal-fired electricity for millions of South Africans after coming under intense pressure from green groups in the run-up to the election. On Thursday, Britain will cast the deciding vote on whether the World Bank should grant a $3.7 billion (£2.4 billion) loan to allow […]

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